Sustainability Resources

Students working in KCC greenhouseGreen Drinks

Green Drinks Kankakee, sponsored by KCC's Council for Community Sustainability, meets monthly at local restaurants and features speakers on various green topics. Visit our Green Drinks page for details.

The Green Scene

What's happening in the local green scene? Read this quarterly publication provided by the Sustainability Center at KCC and find out! Printed publications are available at local libraries and included as an insert in The Daily Journal newspaper.

Summer 2013 issue - the Kankakee Farmers' Market, green lawn care, why buy and sell locally?

Back issues are available in our Green Scene archive

The Green Minute

Got a minute? Learn more about living the green life. The Green Minute gives you short, easy-to-remember facts and ideas for becoming a more responsible citizen of the planet. Tune in to WKCC 91.1 FM or listen online at 6:40 a.m., 8:40 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Each 1-minute episode is also available as a podcast. Use iTunes to access WKCC podcasts. When you click on the podcast link, an iTunes-U webpage will launch. The Green Minute tab of WKCC's page will open within iTunes.

Greening your curriculum

An online faculty professional development tool. GYC Overview  GYC Curriculum 

Looking for a green job?

Check out the Renewable Energy Solutions website for training and job opportunities.

Review the Green Careers Guide

Learn more and get involved

Why get involved? Because... "Climate, soil, air, water, energy resources, food, fisheries, and biodiversity are all elements of the global commons, and all have prospects that range from uncertain to perilous." -- Editorial, Science 3-24-09

The resources below are provided by Isabella Kamenev/Mrs. Baranowski’s 12th grade science class at Morrison Charter School, in the Colonial Academy District, Va.:

The resource below is provided by Debra Rowe

The resource below is provided by Elizabeth Russo’s class at the Jean Massieu Academy in Grand Prairie, Texas:

The resource below is provided by Rachel an 8th grade student at a school in Delaware:

The resource below is provided by Kristen Griffin's students in a local kids and youth program

The resource below is provided by Amy in Cindy Lowe's class in Delaware

The resource below is provided by Kim Green

The resource below is provided by Greg Wiszniewski